What We’re Listening To
The spacey guitars and spatial drums of Oscar Jerome have truly grown in the London music scene, becoming an ever present part of its endemic environment. He has now released three full length albums alongside two EPs.
All are filled with a clever mix of west-african inspired rhythms, echoey guitars and poignant vocals. The result is a captivating listening experience which you can lose yourself in.Keep reading
Ahmad Jamal has been a leading jazz pianist for some time, although his commercial success before the release of The Awakening in 1970 wasn’t always taken seriously by critics. However the man with the “exquisite touch”, as Miles Davis once described him, showed all what he was truly capable of with this LP full of tension and release.Keep reading
Hailing from Manchester, the ever ethereal and industriously intuitive dBridge always manages to capture a mood with his music and this offering from 2018 is no different. Seamlessly bringing together the sounds of soothing synths and industrial techno across a range of genres, from drum and bass to the avant-garde, dBridge adds yet another feather…Keep reading
“Oh I listen to a bit of everything”. Who hasn’t heard this or been guilty of saying it themselves when asked about their music taste? It’s a great way to let people know you’re not too uptight or closed-minded, especially at parties. But what does it actually mean? Not everyone listens to a wide variety…Keep reading
The second month of the year has come and gone and while a few good LPs have been released over the past 29 days, even with the extra day it’s the EPs that have drawn the attention of our ears this month. Both feature musicians that marry rhythm and melody perfectly, making it a wonder they haven’t come together before now.Keep reading
If you’re still finding your way out of the haze of the Christmas period, struggling to get into the groove of work again, London-based producer Geode may have your back. Mixing a serious love of the deeper, darker dubstep found on labels like Deep Medi with the smoother sounds of garage , this first solo LP showcases Geodes ability to create soothing soundscapes with sweeping jazzy melodies that blend seamlessly into sub-bass serenades.Keep reading